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Kalkhoff Pro Connect i9 2017 Men's

Kalkhoff Pro Connect i9 2017 Men's

  • 9-speed version of one of Germany's most popular e-trekking bikes
  • Pedal in style with minimal effort.
  • 70Nm torque Impulse 2 Centre Drive motor

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Kalkhoff Pro Connect I9 2017 Men's

Buy the Pro Connect I9 confident in the knowledge that Kalkhoff have sold over 200,000 e-bikes featuring its German engineered 70Nm torque Impulse 2 motor drive.

Upgrades over Kalkhoff Pro Connect I8

  • Higher capacity 14.5Ah/522Wh battery for longer range (up to 180km power assist in eco mode per charge)
  • Shimano Alivio 1x9 shifter and derailleur for slicker gear shifting
  • Shimano hydraulic disc brakes

Same as Kalkhoff Pro Connect I8

Impulse 2 power-assist
Impulse 2 is Kalkhoff's own Centre Drive system, designed and manufactured in Germany where Kalkhoff are respected as the number one manufacturer of electric trekking/hybrid bikes. That's a significant accolade when you consider that Germany is Europe's biggest, fastest growing and most discerning eBike market.

The Impulse 2 drive unit is mounted at bottom bracket level (the strongest part of any bike) to power the crank (in contrast with most e-bikes which are front or rear wheel hub drive).

  • Most riders find Centre Drive power assist feels more natural than a hub-drive system.
  • With the motor low down at bottom bracket level at the bike's mid point, the bike feels better balanced than an e-bike with the motor on the front or rear hub.
  • With its lower centre of gravity a Centre Drive e-bike feels more stable.
  • The battery is neatly integrated behind the frame seat tube.
  • Wheel fitting/removal is much easier when the motor is central rather than wheel driven.
  • Shift-sensor technology - the power assist cuts out for a fraction of a second when you change gear to prevent the jarring that can occur when you shift under load.
  • 70Nm torque
  • The classy Impulse bar mount computer has an easy to read LCD display so you can keep an eye on battery level, power mode, speed, trip distance and odometer.
  • The Impulse battery will be good for over 1,000 charge cycles.

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The Bike Itself

The bike itself is an especially clean take on the Euro trekking bike theme. That is, its a fully equipped commuter/hybrid bike equally at home on smooth roads or rough tracks.

  • Quality hydraulic disc brakes - why you want them.
  • Rolls on durable, puncture resistant Schwalbe 700x38 tyres.
  • Fitted with full mudguards, pannier rack, chainguard and kickstand.
  • The front dynamo hub powers the high quality front and rear LED lights, so no light batteries to replace or recharge.
  • The lights have a standlight feature, so they stay on when you're stopped at the traffic lights.
  • Smooth-shifting Shimano 9-speed gears.

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Technical Data

Kalkhoff Pro Connect I9 2017 Men's 
FrameImpulse V2 Aluminium
ForkSR Suntour NEX
EngineImpulse 2.0, 36 V / 250 W with Shift-Sensor Technology
DisplayImpulse Compact LCD with control panel and walk assist
BatteryImpulse Li-Ion 36 V / 14.5Ah (522Wh)
BrakesShimano BR-M396 hydraulic disc
Rear derailleurShimano Alivio
ShifterShimano Alivio
CranksetConcept 38t
CassetteShimano 11-34
HandlebarConcept Riser
StemConcept SL adjustable rise
SaddleConcept Trekking
SeatpostConcept SL
HubsShimano DH-3D32 dynamo front hub. Shimano rear
RimsConcept
TyresSchwalbe Energizer Life 40-622 (700x38)
HeadlightAXA Blueline 30, LED with standlight
CarrierTour aluminium
Kalkhoff Pro Connect I9 2017 Men's 
FrameImpulse V2 Aluminium
ForkSR Suntour NEX
EngineImpulse 2.0, 36 V / 250 W with Shift-Sensor Technology
DisplayImpulse Compact LCD with control panel and walk assist
BatteryImpulse Li-Ion 36 V / 14.5Ah (522Wh)
BrakesShimano BR-M396 hydraulic disc
Rear derailleurShimano Alivio
ShifterShimano Alivio
CranksetConcept 38t
CassetteShimano 11-34
HandlebarConcept Riser
StemConcept SL adjustable rise
SaddleConcept Trekking
SeatpostConcept SL
HubsShimano DH-3D32 dynamo front hub. Shimano rear
RimsConcept
TyresSchwalbe Energizer Life 40-622 (700x38)
HeadlightAXA Blueline 30, LED with standlight
CarrierTour aluminium

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Our suppliers reserve the right to change specifications and prices without notice. Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative will do all it can to maintain prices and specifications on this web site, however we do reserve the right to change specifications and prices without notice. Similarly, despite the wonders of modern computers, it is realistic to expect the colour of any item bought to differ subtly from the image online.